Posts Tagged ‘Water’

Lead has become a national concern – more research is focusing on the degrading water infrastructure in the United States, and we are quickly realizing how harmful the lead pipes installed in the early 20th century are becoming. As CNN reported last year, 5,300 water systems across the country currently violate lead rules that protect […]

We live in a society that’s constantly plugged in. When you and your family are surrounded by screens and connected to the web 24/7, sometimes you need to unwind and get away from it all. As the warm months of summer settle in, taking a camping trip and enjoying what nature has to offer is […]

Water and energy production in the United States are intimately connected. It requires energy to transport, purify, and treat water. On the other hand, water is vital for energy production, whether through hydroelectricity or oil, natural gas, and coal production. The power plants that supply our electricity require enormous amounts of water for cooling purposes. […]

What is TDS? And is it good or bad for us? Total Dissolved Solids (often abbreviated TDS) is a measure of the combined content of all inorganic and organic substances contained in a liquid : in molecular, ionized or micro-granular (colloidal sol) suspended form. Generally the operational definition is that the solids must be small […]

Learn About Screening Your Water – Clogging Aerators and Shower Heads Some very simple maintenance can keep your home’s water systems in clean and smooth operating condition. Most people know that draining your water heater once a year will flush any sediment that can collect at the bottom. If this sediment has the opportunity to […]